Literature

I did not have this face of today
So calm
So sad
So thin.

Nor these eyes so empty
Nor this bi...
- Cecilia Meireles
They peer in pages
of ancient sages,
on opened barrows
their gaze now narrows,
on shield and swo...
- Adam Oehlenschlager
My child, I dare not, over you,
To start the blessing’s simple citation.
You’re – with your ...
- Alexander Pushkin
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listen (please, please);

open yourself, wide;
join (you, me),
...
- Sharon Hopkins
Love is too young to know what conscience is;
Yet who knows not conscience is born of love?
Then, ...
- William Shakespeare
I live on this depraved and lonely cliff
like a sad bird abhorring a green tree
or splashing water...
- Vittoria Colonna
Butterfly, the wind blows sea-ward,
strong beyond the garden-wall!
Butterfly, why do you settle o...
- D. H. Lawrence
 Art -  Literature - The Modern Boy - Cars of the Future
The Modern Boy - Cars of the Future
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February 7th 2013
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But fear of the inexplicable has not alone impoverished
the existence of the individual; the relati...
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Doughty Budrys the old, Lithuanian bold,
He has summoned his lusty sons three.
"Your chargers...
- Adam Mickiewicz
I love my land, but with a queer passion,
My mind isn't able to absorb it, yet!
Nor glory, purchas...
- Mikhail Lermontov
 Art -  Literature - A Scheme of the Solar System
A Scheme of the Solar System
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January 29th 2013
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12. Thursday. Friday. I know not what became of these days.

14. Saturday. I seem to have lost sig...
- John Adams
I took wild honey from the plants,
I took salt from the waters, I took light from the sky.
Listen,...
- Jorge de Lima
(An excerpt from the epic The Baptism at The Savica)

The warring clouds have vanished from the sk...
- France Preseren
I WHO am dead a thousand years,
And wrote this sweet archaic song,
Send you my words for messeng...
- James Elroy Flecker
WHO is Silvia? What is she?
That all our swains commend her?
Holy, fair, and wise is she;
The ...
- William Shakespeare
Stille, hjerte, sol går ned
(Heart be still, the sun goes down)

Heart; be still, the sun goes d...
- Jeppe Aakjaer